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Meet some of our current students and graduates in complementary medicine.
Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Chinese Medicine)
For Andrew Dixon, RMIT was the natural choice to study Chinese Medicine. Now equipped with knowledge and practical experience, he has opened a successful Chinese Medicine clinic in his hometown.
Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy)
Hands-on experience in fourth year to develop skills and knowledge is one of the reasons Ann Lu stepped into the Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy).
Bachelor of Applied Science (Chinese Medicine)/Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Biology)
Studying Chinese Medicine at RMIT gave Anna the skills she needed to start her own business.
PhD (Complementary Medicine)
The hope of reducing the pressures of an aging population inspires Anna Hyde’s search for effective herbal and traditional treatments to manage symptoms of dementia.
Master of Applied Science (Chinese Herbal Medicine)
Catherine Lane is studying the Masters of Applied Science (Chinese Herbal Medicine). She enjoys combining Western and Eastern medicine, believing both have an important role in modern health care.
Chris Swale is studying osteopathy and is passionate about helping people overcome health challenges and improve their wellbeing.
Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy
A chance encounter with myotherapy when Courtney Saunders was dealing with injury led her to enrol in the Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy.
Bachelor of Health Science (Chiropractic), Master of Clinical Chiropractic
Dilay Uzunbay was motivated to pursue a career in chiropractic after seeing the positive difference it made to family members experiencing chronic pain.
Master of Applied Science (Acupuncture)
Physiotherapist Genia Barmakov is expanding her skills and gaining a different perspective on healthcare through postgraduate studies in acupuncture.
Diploma of Remedial Massage
Keen to work with athletes on injury prevention and recovery, Hayden Mitchell has enjoyed the practical nature of the Diploma of Remedial Massage.
Remedial massage and Myotherapy student, Hugh Wignell is putting his skills into action gaining practical experience through industry placements and his work at the Myotherapy Teaching Clinic.
Masters of Applied Science (Chinese Herbal Medicine)
For qualified acupuncturist Ilana Sowter, RMIT's flexible Chinese herbal medicine program allows her to combine postgraduate study with work and family, while expanding her skills and knowledge.
Jannah Jenkins was drawn to study Chinese medicine after her very first acupuncture treatment. She likes how it focuses on promoting wellbeing as well as treating diseases as they arise.
Bachelor of Applied Science (Complementary Medicine) and Master of Osteopathy* *These programs have been replaced by the Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy)
Since graduating, osteopath Jena Chang has been able to apply the skills and knowledge she gained at RMIT to provide her patients with a better quality of life.
Bachelor of Health Science (Chiropractic) and Master of Clinical Chiropractic* * Now the Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Chiropractic)
A passion for creating a healthier society motivated Jennifer Luu to become a chiropractor. While at RMIT she participated in overseas work placements where she discovered a love for volunteering.
Jennifer Price was attracted to study Chinese herbal medicine at RMIT because they offered a course work program that could fit in with her full time work as an Acupuncturist.
Chiropractic researcher Julie Kendall is examining the association between neck pain, dizziness and balance in the elderly.
Kevin Tee was drawn to Osteopathy because of his belief that people have the right to engage in pain-free movement throughout their life.
Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Chiropractic)
Lydia Hill was inspired by the care she received at a chiropractic clinic when she was just 15. With three years of study left, dreams of working in the Solomon Islands are within her sights.
Advanced Diploma of Remedial Massage (Myotherapy)
After discovering myotherapy and its holistic approach to preventative health care, Melanie Smith knew the Advanced Diploma in Remedial Myotherapy would allow her to work with and help people.
Chinese medicine’s holistic approach to patient health fascinated Mitchell Grandell, and fuelled his desire to study it at RMIT.
Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Chinese Medicine)*
Tracey Byrne’s interest in allied health fields led her to study Chinese Medicine at RMIT.